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New Mexico Net-Metering Rules

Date Last Updated6/9/2014
Policy TypeNet-Metering Policy
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficeNew Mexico Public Regulation Commission (PRC)
Policy Initiation Date7/29/2008
Policy SummaryThe New Mexico net-metering rule is available to all "qualifying facilities" (QFs), as defined by the federal Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA), including CHP. The ruling allows electric utility customers to net-meter on systems with
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth fossil-fueled and renewably-fueled CHP systems that are QFs under PURPA are eligible for net-metering.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Systems up to 80 MW are eligible to net-meter.
Minimum Efficiency Required/
Other Performance Requirements
Does Not Specify
Resource Website(s) exit EPA

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